Joshua Pearce

Joshua M. Pearce


  • Richard Witte Endowed Professorship, Materials Science and Engineering
  • Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Faculty Advisor, Open Source Hardware Enterprise
  • PhD, Materials - Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University
  • BS, Physics and Chemistry, The Pennsylvania State University

Affiliated Professor

  • Affiliated Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
  • Affiliated Professor, Social Sciences

Areas of Interest

  • Photovoltaic Materials and Electronic Device Physics of Solar Photovoltaic Cells, Solar Energy Systems and Distributed Generation
  • Green Engineering: Solar Energy, Sustainable Development, Open Source Appropriate Technology, Waste Recycling, Circular Economy, and Energy Policy
  • Open Source Hardware, 3-D Printing, RepRap (self-replicating rapid prototyper), Low-cost Metal 3-D Printing, Distributed Manufacturing, Scientific Hardware